Miserable and Melancholy


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Miserable adjective – Causing or marked by an atmosphere lacking in cheer.
Usage example: a miserable jail cell in which the political prisoner was left to rot

Melancholy is a synonym for miserable in unhappy topic. In some cases you can use "Melancholy" instead the word "Miserable" as an adjective or a noun, when it comes to topics like sad.
Nearby Words: misery, miserly, miserably, miser
Synonyms for Miserable


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Melancholy adjective – Feeling unhappiness.
Usage example: she was a bit melancholy after her youngest child left for college

Miserable is a synonym for melancholy in depressed topic. You can use "Miserable" instead an adjective "Melancholy", if it concerns topics such as sad, despondent.
Nearby Words: melancholic, melancholia
Synonyms for Melancholy

Things that words describes

person miserable person melancholy person
girl miserable girl melancholy girl
man miserable man melancholy man
state miserable state melancholy state
Other nouns: place, piece, way, example, past, moments.
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